(May 1957)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (assistant editor); George Kashdan (assistant editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

No text story in this issue. Just a two page list of contest winners.


Superman's Super-Skyscraper (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
construction; helicopters

Superman's Super-Skyscraper (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Jay Amery (villain); Superman Museum; Jonathan Kent (cameo); Martha Kent (cameo)
Synopsis:
Superman constructs a skyscraper in Metropolis and turns it into a museum of his past cases.

Indexer Notes

synopsis by Darkmark
writer id by Bob Hughes 12/06?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

The Gorilla King of the Jungle (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu; Kongorilla (not the later character)
Synopsis:
A former Hollywood animal star, Kongorilla is being returned to the jungle, but his former trainer tries to prove the ape has human intelligence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lionel and His Lions / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Space Dreams for Sale (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood

A Date With Effie (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Super-Skyscraper
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Super-Skyscraper
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Vic
  5. 4. The Gorilla King of the Jungle
    Congo Bill
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Lionel and His Lions
  7. 6. Space Dreams for Sale
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. A Date With Effie
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